Jan 4, 2012 4:00pm EST
one of the world's largest humanitarian organizations based here in baltimore. carolyn woo will head the catholic relief. she previously served as the dean of the business school at the university of notre dame. >>> a bitterly cold afternoon, with temperatures hovering around freezing much of the day. live look outside. plenty of cloud cover outside right now. bob is here with the updated numbers from first warning weather. bob? >> coldest day since actually last february. which wasn't a particularly cold year this year. but this cold snap has a few clouds with it. this evening, maybe a few flurries around the region. doesn't look like a squall situation. won't be coming down quick and hard like it did yesterday. but a fewuary -- few areas will see a few changes this week. believe it or not, a warming trend is coming our way. it was 13 at the airport. last february 9th, it was 13 as well. 6 this morning as well. 15, oakland city. 17 in washington. right now, it's warmed up to 31. never even got to freezing today. good news is, i guess -- good news or bad news, depending on your persp
Jan 10, 2012 4:00pm EST
through the ashes of an essex home, where two women died overnight. 66-year-old carolyn and her 44- year-old daughter stacy died. investigators say the home had battery-powered smoke detectors, but they weren't working. in a strange twist, both women were in a car crash, yesterday on aren cliff road. they were treated and released from franklin square hospital. wjz will have more on this story coming up at 5:00. >>> danger in dundalk. today, a gas leak is detected in an industrial park. four people are here after natural levels of gas are detected. the road is closed from the 8200 block of fisher to beechwood roads. no one has been hurt. >> our recent flurries are nothing compared to what some parts of alaska are dealing with. cordova, alaska, is completely snowed in. as ben tracy reports for wjz, the worst, though, may be yet to come. >> reporter: in cordova, they are quite simply, buried. buried under a record 18 feet of snow. >> good girl. good girl. clean off my car. >> six feet in the past few days. >> a lot of businesses have already started to cave in. >> buildings have collapsed.